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Expert Witness: Essential Knowledge for Presenting Court Room Evidence (5/7/21)

05 July 2021 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Appearing in court as an expert witness psychologist.

Presenting evidence in court is the culmination of the work carried out by psychologists in their role as an Expert or Skilled Witness.

This webinar focuses on the importance of presenting reliable Expert Witness Testimony following the submission of the Expert Report.

Target audience

This webinar is intended for HCPC registered practitioner psychologists or those towards the completion of their accredited training.

It is particularly suitable for those considering embarking on practice as an Expert Witness.

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand court protocols when attending court
  2. Understand how to prepare your testimony for the witness box
  3. Knowledge of presentation techniques

 

Presenter: Dr Susan van Scoyoc CPsychol FBPsS
 

Susan has acted as an expert witness as an applied psychologist for over fifteen years. She offers training in small group environments to assist psychologist colleagues learn how to present their existing knowledge at its best in legal settings. Susan is a member of the UK Register of Expert Witnesses as well as on the BPS registers for supervision, psychologists specialising in psychotherapy and psychometric testing.

Judge’s comments in family court: Dr Van Scoyoc was clear and compelling in her evidence defending her position that she had carried out sufficient observations of the children in an unbiased way to form a clear opinion. Her presentation and consistency between her live and documentary evidence confirmed her credibility.

Timetable

Start 14:00

Finish 15:30

Non-members £80.00 (£66.67 + VAT)
Society members

£48.50 (£40.42 + VAT)

Please note: online bookings will close just before the webinar starts.

To register for the webinar you need to sign into your BPS user account or create a new account by clicking the ‘create an account’ button.

When signed in, click the ‘register’ button to book onto the workshop.

There is a £15 cancellation fee.

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